Introduction to internet or a computer

Education Category: Computer skills
Ages: 0-4, 4-8, 8-12, 12-16, 16+

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What do you need?

  • One or several laptops or computers
  • Internet connection

How does it work? 
There are a lot of online educational games to learn kids to work with computers. There are games to learn how to use a mousepad or browse the internet, but there are also educational games are a great tool for building foundation math and language skills that today's elementary school curriculum requires. These online learning games and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids and they're free. Check the following links:

What else do I need to know?
If there is no internet and your group is not too big try the internet connection at a local internet café or your hostel. These courses are only useful if you are sure that internet is available for a longer period. If there is no internet you can look for a typing course. Look for free online educational games that don’t need sophisticated software programs. You can also find plenty of online educational games for kids in other field of study, such as math, language, biology, history and much more!!

What's the point of this activity? 
Learning that being active on the internet and knowing how to use a computer is important these days.

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